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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
abolish - cancel; put an end to
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly